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February 23, 2017

TRAPPIST-1 and The Generational Challenge to Discover More

By tarcAdmin

As the clock struck 1 pm EST, the anticipation to hear NASA’s announcement regarding the discovery of exoplanets was palpable. Well, the wait was certainly worth it – NASA scientists have discovered a record breaking seven Earth-size planets orbiting a nearby dwarf star called TRAPPIST-1 using the Spitzer Telescope. NASA scientists said the planets are…

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February 10, 2017

Celebrating the International Day of Women and Girls in Science

By tarcAdmin

On this International Day of Women and Girls in Science, it is crucial that we go beyond simply commemorating past accomplishments. We must also recommit to ensuring women and girls of the future are encouraged and equally represented within STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) careers. What better launch pad for that purpose than the award-winning…

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